|Alma mater||University of Birmingham|
Nafjan was born in Saudi Arabia, the daughter of a Saudi military officer. She earned a bachelor's degree in English and worked as a school teacher and later a university teaching assistant. She earned a master's degree in Teaching English as a foreign language from the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom. She then taught pre-med English at a university. Currently she is working towards a PhD in linguistics.
In February 2008, she began blogging as 'Saudiwoman', writing about Saudi social and cultural issues with a focus on women. She lives in Riyadh and has three children.
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- Eman Al Nafjan, Cyberdissidents.org
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